The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Surrey / Epsom
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 24.44% 4.00% 33.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.62% 50.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £180 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +115.27% -55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.95%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Epsom
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom 28.89% 8.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £180 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Epsom citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Epsom

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Epsom.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Epsom

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Epsom over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Epsom

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Epsom.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Epsom

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Epsom region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Veritas
3 6 (54.55%) Middleware
3 6 (54.55%) Symantec
3 6 (54.55%) McAfee
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) JBoss
3 6 (54.55%) LDAP
3 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) SSH
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (54.55%) Capacity Management
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) WildFly
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Epsom by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) JBoss
1 6 (54.55%) WildFly
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LDAP
1 6 (54.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) React
4 1 (9.09%) OAuth
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) McAfee
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
2 6 (54.55%) Veritas
2 6 (54.55%) VMware